Angola: Lucala Industrial Hub to Boost Growth in Sector in Province

The creation of the Industrial Development Hub in Lucala, northern Kwanza Norte province, will boost the industrialisation of the region, said Friday the provincial director for the sector, Geology and Mining, Emanuel de Sousa.

Speaking to Angop, the official mentioned about 50 acres, of the 830 that will integrate the industrial hub, as having been infra-structured.

According to him, the process of creation of the infrastructure for the Lucala Economic Zone started early this year.

He said that the project covers streets, construction of technical networks, water abstraction and waste treatment.

The conclusion of infrastructure process is set for next two years, he said.

According to a report from the Industrial Development Institute of Angola (IDIA) that reached ANGOP , the Angolan government is implementing the construction of Industrial Development Hubs in Viana (Luanda) , Catumbela (Benguela), Lucala (Kwanza Norte) and Fútila (Cabinda).

Studies of other alike projects in Dondo (Kwanza Norte) , Caála (Huambo) and Saurimo (Lunda Sul), are in conclusion phase.

Meanwhile, the textile plants Textang II (Luanda), Africa Têxtil (Benguela) and Satec (Kwanza Norte) are undergoing modernisation and rehabilitation.

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